En menneskeskapt virkelighet: Klimaendring, sosiale forestillinger og pedagogisk filosofi (2017) [Anthropogenic reality: Climate change, social notions and philosophy of education]

Why is so little done when we have so much reliable natural science knowledge about how the Earth’s climate is being changed by human activity? Why don’t we do enough when we know the consequences of not doing enough? This paradox is the starting point for the Norwegian book En menneskeskapt virkelighet by Ingerid S. […]

Twenty-first Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature (2018)

At a time when feminism struggles to find an appreciative audience with young people, Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature by Roberta Seelinger Trites offers convincing arguments for its relevance by showing how contemporary feminisms inhabit literature written for children and adolescents. Throughout this book, Trites reflects on the ways in which literature for […]

Animality and Children’s Literature and Film (2015)

The monograph Animality and Children’s Literature and Film by Amy Ratelle is an investigation written from a posthuman and animality studies approach that aims to explain the permeability and fluidity of the boundaries between humans and other animal species in popular children’s books (4). One of the main aspects Ratelle is focussed on is the […]

Ecocriticism (2012)

Ecocriticism is a critical introduction to the field, both authoritative and accessible to newcomers. Garrard describes ecocriticism as a literary or cultural analysis of environmental issues, generally associated with green moral and a political agenda. Broadly defined, the subject of ecocriticism is “the study of the relationship of the human and the non-human» in cultural […]